Lake Myvatn, Lake Myvatn
Created 2,300 years ago by volcanic eruption, Lake Myvatn features craters, mud pits, lava columns, distant mountains, and lifting steam. The large amounts of algae in the water support many aquatic plants and fish, and the wetland environment is home to many species of waterbirds, including 13 duck species. You'll find a hot spring lagoon, a geothermal cave, and a bird museum nearby. You can also fish or hike in the area, including to the Krafla volcano. Our Lake Myvatn route builder makes visiting Lake Myvatn and other Lake Myvatn attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Tours to Lake Myvatn
Lake Myvatn Day Tour and Godafoss Waterfall for Cruise Ships from Akureyri Port BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $113
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Lake Myvatn Classic Tour from Akureyri BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $123
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Akureyri North Iceland Waterfalls and Nature Baths Small-Group Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $225
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
Lake Myvatn Reviews
Myvatn湖は昼の姿も素敵ですが、湖の南側はオーロラの観察や撮影に絶好のスポットがいくつもありオススメです。内陸で比較的天候が安定しているためか、天候条件的にも良いと思います。夜は真っ暗となりますので、日没までの明るい内に撮影場所を探しておくことをオススメします。 more »The lake Myvatn is nice, but the south side of the lake is a great spot for observing and photographing the Northern Lights. Because the weather is relatively stable inland, I think it is good weather conditions. Because it is dark at night, I recommend that you look for a shooting place in the bright until sunset.
The lake with its surroundings is out of this world, with many different aspects such as volcanic activity, thermal baths, real and fake craters, Game of Thrones shooting locations, multitude of birds... more »
Beautiful area, I recommend taking your time here. There is so much mind blowing hidden stuff.
Amazing site and surreal view. Absolutely worth seeing!
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